Some of the major highlights of the British summer include the prestigious Wimbledon Championship and its noble accompaniment cream and strawberries. It is said that tourists and residents who attended the previous edition of the major tennis tournament ate 28,000 kg of English strawberries and consumed 29,000 bottles of champagne and 320,000 glasses of Pimms.
If you are a tennis fan who is going on a London walking tour this summer, then you will be eyeing to watch a few matches from the ground itself. Getting a ticket for the matches is actually a tough task, but you can still have fun by enjoying some of the finest strawberry-themed tennis treats, dishes, drinks, and teas with other fellow tennis lovers during your London walking tours.
The Tennis Choux at Paul
The French patisserie and bakery, PAUL is planning to treat tennis lovers with the Tennis Choux during the Wimbledon season. The sweet crème patisserie and juicy strawberries sandwiched between a delicious choux pastry bun and dusted with icing sugar is something you shouldn’t miss while you are in London. Another popular dish served at this bakery is the Tennis Ball Tartlet. Both will be available for takeaway or eating until July 16.
Wimbledon Glory at Eneko
Wimbledon Glory, which is created by three Michelin-starred Basque Chef Eneko Atxa, has already become a hit among tennis lovers. Wimbledon Glory contains a cream mousse tennis ball, which is elegantly filled with strawberry compote and garnished with honey cress and mint. This delicious dish is served with a meringue tennis racket and delicate chocolates. So, make sure to have a bite of Wimbledon Glory before you end the London walking tour.
The Strawberry Menu at the White Swan
The White Swan located at the Fetter Lane has decided to dedicate an entire menu with strawberries. They are using strawberries in both savory and sweet dishes for serving limited-edition specials to tennis enthusiasts throughout the Wimbledon Championship.
Some of the most popular Wimbledon specials served at The White Swan are chilled heritage tomato and English strawberry soup with Cornish crab and basil oil, courgette flower and shellfish broth, Kentish strawberries with strawberry and pink peppercorn jam, and pan-fried Brixham brill with pickled wild strawberries.
If you are looking for more restaurants in London that serve delicious Wimbledon specials during the summer, make sure to check out the Petersham Restaurant, Bread Street Kitchen, and Tom’s Kitchen.